How to Access & Manage Your Port Lists

In this guide, we will explain how to manage your port lists in ShipAtlas.

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Written by Line Omholt-Jensen
Updated over a week ago

This guide will help you effectively manage your port lists. Whether you're a seasoned port authority or just exploring the ports of shipping world.

With our step-by-step instructions and clear explanations, in this guide you can learn more about:

Get ready to efficiently and effectively find the ports that matter most to you!

Understand Your Port List

Once you go through all of the below mentioned steps, a new tab will open showing such information:

  • Map (at the top of the screen): Shows where all the ports in your list are in the world. You can zoom in/out and swipe around on this map.

  • Name and the creator

  • The blue button menu. Check out this guide to learn more about their purpose.

  • Time when the list was created

  • Time when the list was last updated

  • Number of ports on the list

  • Overview of all the ports added to your list (bottom of your screen). You can scroll down to view them all.

So let's open up the vessel list overview by following these steps:

1) Go to "My Resources"

2) Click on "Port lists".

3) Click on a port list of your choosing.

Edit Your Port List

Steps To Take:

1) Click on the blue button that says "Edit".

2) Delete unwanted ports by clicking the red trash can. You can also rename the list by clicking its name and entering a new one.

3) Click "Save"

4) Return to port list overview with the upper left arrow.

Add Ports To Your List

Steps To Take:

1) Click on the "Add Ports" button.

2) Enter the port's name or its UN/LOCODE number

3) Click on the port once it shows up in the results; blue checkmark will appear next to it once selected.

4) Click "Done"

🎉Hurray! You have added a port to your list!

Note that you can also add notes to your port list by clicking on "My Notes" in the blue button menu section. We explain "My Notes" feature better in the guide here.

Delete Your Port List

Steps To Take:

The last of the blue buttons in the menu says "Delete".

1) Click on "Delete" button

2) Click on "Confirm" if you wish to delete completely your port list

Change the Color of Your Port List

Steps To Take:

1) Go to "My Resources"

2) Click on "Port lists"

Notice the colored line next to all your ports lists? This color indicates what color the ports in that list will have when shown on your ShipAtlas map.

3) To change this color click on the "Three dots" on the right side of the screen.

4) Choose one of the 16 color options

🎉Hurray! You have changed the color of you port list!


Congratulations! 🎉

You now know how to manage your port lists.

In the next guide, we will explain how to view a port list on your map.

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